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" Thus saying, from her husband's hand her hand Soft she withdrew ; and like a wood-nymph light, Oread or Dryad, or of Delia's train, Betook her to the groves, but Delia's self In gait... "
The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 248
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Oeuvres, Volume 15

Jacques Delille - English poetry - 1824
...bent, the more shall shame him his repulse. » Thus saying, from her husband's hand her hand Soft she withdrew; and, like a wood-nymph light, Oread or Dryad, or of Delia's train, De ta docilité présente à Dieu l'hommage, Ensuite prouve-lui, si tu peux, ton courage, Plus foible,...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - Bible - 1826 - 294 pages
...Thus saying, from he; husband's hand her hand Soft she withdrew ; and, like a Woodnymph light, 385 Oread or Dryad, or of Delia's train, Betook her to the groves ; but Delia's self In gait surpass'd, and goddesslike deport, Though not as she with bow and quiver arm'd, But with...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - English poetry - 1826 - 807 pages
...repulse." Thus saying, from her husband's hand her hand Soft she withdrew ; and, like a wood-nymph light, I Oread or Dryad, or of Delia's train, [ Betook her to the groves ; but Delia's self I In gait surpass'd, and goddess-like deport, I Though not as she with bow and quiver arm'd, But...
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Hyde Nugent: a tale of fashionable life, Volume 3

1827
...higher grades were lighted to their rooms by the grooms of the chambers. VOL. III. CHAP. VI. Soft she withdrew, and like a wood-nymph light. Oread or Dryad,...Delia's train, Betook her to the groves, but Delia's self In gait surpassed, and goddess-like deport, with bow and quiver arm'd. MILTON. THE party were...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 4

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...Faerie Queme. Rain, which I could well Beteem them from the tempest of mine eyes. Shakrpeart . Soft she withdrew ; and like a wood-nymph light, Oread or Dryad, or of Delia's train, Betook her to the groves. Id. With case such fond chimeras we pursue, As fancy frames for fancy to subdue ; But when ourselves...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: To which is Prefixed the Life of the Author

John Milton - 1829 - 375 pages
...more shall shame him his repulse." Thus saying, from her hushand's hand her hand Soft she wuhdrew, and like a wood-nymph light, Oread, or Dryad, or of Delia's train, Betook her to the groves; hut Delia's self In gait surpass'd, and goddess-like deport; Though not as she, with how and quiver...
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An analytical dictionary of the English language

David Booth - 1830
...laid me down and slept." Psalms, iii. 5. " I repent me that the Duke is slain." Shakspeare. " Soft she withdrew, and, like a wood-nymph light, Oread or Dryad, or of Delia's train, Betook her to the groves." Milton. Another subdivision, much akin to those last mentioned, is that of RECIPROCAL VERBS. These...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1831 - 294 pages
...Thus saying, from her husband's hand her hand Soft she withdrew ; and, like a Woodnymph light, 38t> Oread or Dryad, or of Delia's train, Betook her to the groves ; but Delia's self In gait surpass'd, and goddosslike deport, Though not as she with bow and quiver arm'd, But with...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1831
...his repulse. Thus saying, from her hushand's hand her hand Soft she withdrew ; and, like a Woodnvmph light, Oread or Dryad, or of Delia's train, Betook her to the groves ; hut Delia's self In gait surpass'd, and goddess-like deport, Though not as she with how and quiver...
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An Analytical Dictionary of the English Language

David Booth - English language - 1835 - 455 pages
...iii. 5. " I repent me that the Duke is slain." Shakspeare. " Soft she withdrew, and, like a wood nymph light, Oread or Dryad, or of Delia's train, Betook her to the groves." Milton. Another subdivision, much akin to those last mentioned, is that of RECIPROCAL VERBS. These...
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